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March 7, 2023

Celebrate Women’s History Month with inspiring picks for young readers

Women’s History Month is a time to honor the contributions women have made to our world. In these fascinating books, young readers will meet women with big dreams who each made their mark. They’re sure to prompt young readers to follow in their footsteps.
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Book jacket image for A Tulip in Winter by Kathy Stinson

A Tulip in Winter

This vibrant biography of folk artist Maud Lewis is a superb introduction to the work of a woman who found “beauty in the everyday.”

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Book jacket image for Jovita Wore Pants by Aida Salazar

Jovita Wore Pants

This stirring biography captures the daring life of “Mexico’s Joan of Arc,” a revolutionary woman who defied expectations and fought for her beliefs.

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Book jacket image for Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow

Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar

Sister Rosetta Tharpe became known as the Godmother of Rock and Roll, and this picture book about her childhood is as jubilant as her music.

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Book jacket image for Milloo's Mind by Reem Faruqi

Milloo’s Mind

This lively picture book about Maryam Faruqi, who founded schools in Pakistan, is a colorful and joyful ode to education and empowerment.

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Book jacket image for To Boldly Go by Angela Dalton

To Boldly Go

This biography of the trailblazing actor who played Lieutenant Uhura on “Star Trek” will inspire readers who long to “boldly go where no one has gone before.”

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